Medications for Psychiatric Disorders

The Same Medications for Different Psychiatric Disorders. Why?

How Do Drugs From 1 Psychiatric Disorder Treat Symptoms of Another How is it that Lamotrigine, an antiepileptic, can help depression, a seemingly different disorder altogether? And why can Prozac, an antidepressant, help reduce anxiety? Or an antipsychotic for schizophrenia help depression? In other words, how is it that drugs for one type of major psychiatric disorder treat…

Signs of Autism

Early Signs of Autism

Looking out for Early Signs of Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex group of developmental disabilities. These disabilities cause young children significant and sometimes severe problems with interacting socially, particularly their ability to communicate. It’s thought that the sooner a child who has ASD is identified the sooner treatment and training and other resources…